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UCC Works - Homework Club 2018-2019

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UCC Works - Homework Club 2018-2019

UCC Works Award Programme

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At a Glance

  • Start Date:01/09/2018
  • End Date:20/03/2019
  • Closing date:20/03/2019
  • Post Updated:11/09/2018
  • Min Hours:40
  • Role Type:Teaching/Tutoring

Requirements:https://www.ucc.ie/en/uccplus/getinvolved/

Description

This page is for the Homework Club approved tutors who have already been approved by UCC+ for the role.. You can track your hours on this system for UCC Works.

What is the Voluntary Homework Club Scheme all about?

The Voluntary Homework Club Scheme is a scheme whereby UCC students volunteer to be placed in one of seven, city-centre second level schools to help Second Level students with their homework.  It runs one afternoon per week for 2 hours a session, for 8 consecutive weeks in the term.

What is the Aim of the Voluntary Homework Club Scheme?

The aim of the Voluntary Tutoring Scheme is to provide academic help to 2nd level school students.  It is envisaged that Tutors will provide additional academic support in school subjects which may prove difficult to students while doing their homework in a fun, social Homework Club environment.   The UCC PLUS+ Programme aims to foster better relations between UCC and DEIS linked schools while encouraging 2nd level school students to consider onward progression to third level particularly where there is little tradition of progression onto higher education.

Who Should Apply on here?

Only the approved UCC+ Homework Club tutors will apply here to UCC Works. 

Enthusiastic and committed students who are interested in developing their teaching and communication skills.  Tutors must be currently registered as a UCC student for the academic year 2018-2018 and be Garda Vetted.  You will find this challenging and rewarding!  

What is the time commitment?
We need a commitment of only 16 hours over 8 weeks! Tutors are asked to commit to one Homework Club for 8 weeks (approximately 2 hours per week)
Semester 1 - October to November 2018
Semester 2 - Post Christmas  (January – March) starting Mid Jan 2019, 

What days does it run? 

You will be working one set day a week at the same assigned school,  on either Monday ,Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon.  For those with keen computer literacy skills there is also the option of an Assistive Technology Homework club run on Thursdays for Semester 1 only.  

more details on: https://www.ucc.ie/en/uccplus/getinvolved/

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

All tasks will be allocated by the Homework Club Administrator in UCC+

Skills required for this role:

Please talk to the Homework Club Administrator in UCC+

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: UCC Works Award Programme

Address: UCC Works Award Programme , UCC Career Services

Website: http://www.ucc.ie/careers/uccworks

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